Timeslips

August 20th, 2019

On the difference between a river and a boundary. Impressions from the levee.

The seemingly unwavering natural course of a river can be altered via geoengineering to serve as the legal boundary of territory—with far-reaching effects. Returning to the same Mississippi site twelve months after their first visit, Marlena Novak and Jay Alan Yim encountered a series of restrictions engendered by such practices.